Visiting Students - Canada & USA Schools - Online Registration

Application Procedure

All elective applications are to be submitted electronically. Please note that changes or cancellation to requested electives cannot be made and require re-application and additional payment of the application fee. Elective fees will be refunded if your request cannot be accommodated.

Here are the steps to apply:

1. Complete on-line electives application and payment process.

2. Await e-mail notification of your payment confirmation.

3. Prepare and scan required supporting documentation.

4. Login to the Application Status Page and upload required supporting documentation.

5. Once your documents have been uploaded, the system will automatically send a Home School Certification Form to the elective coordinator at your medical school. The coordinator will be required to electronically confirm the validity of your photograph, your student status, your language abilities, and your insurance coverage.

6. Once the Home School Certification Form has been received, your request will be processed.

7. Await e-mail confirmation/denial of elective from Visiting Electives Coordinator (please allow up to eight weeks for processing).


NOTE: You can check the status of your application on-line at any time. Procedures for doing so will be provided once you have applied.

Supporting Documentation

The following documentation must be uploaded electronically after you have submitted your on-line application and payment:


1. A recent, clear, passport size photograph (scanned)

PLEASE NOTE that all documents must be scanned using a standard 200-300 dpi resolution or above to ensure quality.

Online Application

We STRONGLY recommend using a recent version of Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 6 or 7) or Firefox to complete the application. If you experience technical problems with the application process, please check your browser, and upgrade if necessary.

Please have your credit card ready, as you will not be able to submit your request without completing the on-line payment step. To apply, please click the button below to continue: